Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge

Highway 169 route from Minneapolis / St. Paul: I-94 to Rogers, north on 101 to 169, north on 169 to Garrison, 4 miles west on Hwy 18 to Hwy 6, 5 miles north on Hwy 6 turning right to Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge on Tame Fish Lake Road.

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Opened in 1898, Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge is the oldest continually owned family resort in the state, making it Minnesota’s original family resort. Ruttger’s is a traditional, cozy, up north family lake resort where guests feel at home, relaxed and comfortable because they are treated like family; not a customer. It’s a 122-year Ruttger’s tradition.

Enjoy s'mores by the bonfire, two picturesque golf courses, a full marina, a salon and spa, three restaurants, two bars, shopping, a coffee shop, and more, plus incredible fishing, boating, and water recreation. Ruttger’s is the closest full-service resort to the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area and their world-famous mountain biking and hiking trails.

Hours & Dates

Open Season (May 3 - November 30)

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Open May through late October. Office hours from November through May 1 are 8:00am - 4:30pm M-F.


  • Daily indoor maximum: $850.00
  • Daily indoor minimum: $110.00
  • Weekly indoor maximum: $4800.00
  • Weekly indoor minimum: $1050.00

Call for rates on our exclusive Bay Lake Plan, the Modified American Plan (MAP), European Plan (EP), and our Special Vacation and Golf Packages.

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